East Texas Baptist University

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East Texas Baptist University can be found in Marshall, TX, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. East Texas Baptist University has an enrollment of around 1,700 students.

Students can report either the SAT or ACT exam scores at East Texas Baptist University. A score within the range of 920 - 1120 on the SAT exam, or 17 - 22 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the East Texas Baptist University average GPA ranges from 2.80 to 3.14 for accepted students. East Texas Baptist University accepts approximately 60% of applicants each year. Of those that are accepted, around 33% of students attended the school. You can get more information from the admissions office website at .etbu.edu.

Overall East Texas Baptist University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for East Texas Baptist University was reported as 59.4% in Fall 2020 with over 1,780 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 17 - 22
  • Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.14

How Hard Is It to Get into East Texas Baptist University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into East Texas Baptist University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for East Texas Baptist University has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 50.9%
  • 2017-2018: 54.4%
  • 2018-2019: 54.5%
  • 2019-2020: 59.4%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 52.0%

How Does East Texas Baptist University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for East Texas Baptist University is five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
LeTourneau University44.5%
Centenary College of Louisiana59.8%
Texas A & M University-Texarkana93.6%
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus65.1%
Henderson State University75.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Recommended
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to East Texas Baptist University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading460 - 560
Math460 - 560
Total Score920 - 1120
ACT®Score Range
English15 - 22
Math16 - 22
Composite Score17 - 22
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